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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.702589
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2589-1 (tiff - buffer overflow)
Summary:The tiff library for handling TIFF image files contained a stack-based;buffer overflow, potentially allowing attackers who can submit such;files to a vulnerable system to execute arbitrary code.
Description:Summary:
The tiff library for handling TIFF image files contained a stack-based
buffer overflow, potentially allowing attackers who can submit such
files to a vulnerable system to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Software/OS:
tiff on Debian Linux

Solution:
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.9.4-5+squeeze8.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution
(sid), this problem has been fixed in version 4.0.2-1 of the tiff
package, and version 3.9.6-10 of the tiff3 package.

We recommend that you upgrade your tiff packages.

CVSS Score:
6.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-5581
BugTraq ID: 56715
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56715
Debian Security Information: DSA-2589 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2589
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=867235
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/28/1
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:1590
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1590.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/51491
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:0187 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00076.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1655-1
XForce ISS Database: libtiff-dotrange-bo(80339)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80339
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